244th Aviation Brigade, A-1-823

244th Aviation Brigade, A-1-823

Description/Blazon
A rectangle arced at the top and bottom with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) ultramarine blue border 2 inches (5.08 cm) in width and 3 inches (7.62 cm) in height overall divided horizontally embattled golden orange and ultramarine blue bearing a black hawk's head at top and a white stylized compass rose at bottom.

Symbolism
Ultramarine blue and golden orange are the colors traditionally used by Aviation units. The stylized compass rose/polestar symbolizes guidance, directions, and leadership. The hawk symbolizes vigilance and strike capabilities as well as flight and power in reserve.
Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 1 August 1995.
(TIOH Dwg. No. A-1-823)
Information & Plaques Courtesy of The Institute of Heraldry!!

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